Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • National Park hedge laying results 2019

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Low Wilkinson Farm in Howgill has hosted the eleventh annual Yorkshire Dales National Park Hedge Laying Competition.

    Posted: 8 January 2019.

  • New exhibition: ‘A postcard home’

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Evocative landscape photographs tell the personal story of a Leicestershire fire fighter’s travels in the Dales, in the latest free exhibition at the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority’s ‘Yoredale’ office in Bainbridge.

    Posted: 8 January 2019.

  • Westmorland Dales win Lottery support

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme has been awarded a National Lottery grant of £2.27 million, it was announced today. A total of 21 projects will be delivered by a partnership of organisations over a four year period. These will aim to reveal, conserve and celebrate the rich geology, wildlife, cultural heritage and spectacular limestone landscapes of the Westmorland Dales. The area lies to the north of the Howgill Fells in Cumbria, extending over 200 sq km from Maulds Meaburn in the north to Tebay in the south-west and Ravenstonedale in the south-east.

    Posted: 8 January 2019.

  • Happy trails – half a million visits to Peak District routes

    Peak District National Park

    Trails providing a range of opportunities in the Peak District National Park are playing host to more than half a million visits each year from walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Data revealed by the National Park Authority recorded 519,000 visits across key routes including the Monsal Trail, Tissington, Manifold and High Peak trails.

    Posted: 7 January 2019.

  • Snap away those January blues

    Northumberland National Park

    The UK National Parks and Campaign for National Parks has today (7 January) launched a new photography competition to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Parks. Around the theme of a ‘Moment in time’, this competition comes 70 years since the 1949 Act of Parliament that established the family of National Parks in England and […] The page Snap away those January blues first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 7 January 2019.

  • 70th Anniversary National Parks Photo Competition Launch

    National Parks UK

    The UK National Parks and Campaign for National Parks launch new photography competition 'Moment in Time' to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Parks in the UK.

    Posted: 7 January 2019.

  • National Parks photo competition launches

    New Forest National Park

    Campaign for National Parks press release The UK National Parks and Campaign for National Parks has today (7 January) launched a new photography competition to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Parks. This is one of the first events to tie in with the New Forest’s Year of Green Action in 2019. Around the theme […] The post National Parks photo competition launches appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 7 January 2019.

  • The New Forest to star in stunning documentary

    New Forest National Park

    A major new documentary exploring the landscapes, history and wildlife that make the New Forest one of the UK’s most important ancient woodlands will air on BBC Four on Wednesday 9 January 2019. Presented by writer and environmentalist, Peter Owen-Jones in collaboration with the Forestry Commission and the New Forest National Park Authority, ‘Wild Woods’ […] The post The New Forest to star in stunning documentary appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 3 January 2019.

  • A new home for St David Hotel’s important occupants

    Snowdonia National Park

    In anticipation of the possible future demolition of the St David’s Hotel in Harlech the Snowdonia National Park Authority has appointed a contractor to construct a bat barn to re-home the colony of bats that reside in the derelict hotel.

    Posted: 3 January 2019.

  • Sealed-bid auction of ten used modular Linkflote pontoons

    Broads National Park

    A sealed-bid auction is taking place for Ten modular Linkflote pontoons.

    Posted: 2 January 2019.

  • Park Talk:What a year!

    Cairngorms National Park

    By CNPA Convener, Xander McDade It’s my last Park Talk of 2018, so I thought I would reflect… The post Park Talk:What a year! appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 29 December 2018.

  • Early Christmas Present from National Park

    Lake District National Park

    Locals and visitors to Grasmere will be able to walk off that Christmas dinner by completing the circular walk to Alcock Tarn from the village for the first time since 2015.

    Posted: 20 December 2018.

  • Broads Briefing - December 2018

    Broads National Park

    John Packman's Broads Briefing for December 2018 is now available to read.

    Posted: 19 December 2018.

  • Statement from Chief Executive, Sarah Fowler: Peak District Bird of Prey Report 2018

    Peak District National Park

    This most recent report from the Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative highlights the steps forward, and some of the challenges that remain for raptors in the Peak District.

    Posted: 18 December 2018.

  • Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative highlights mixed fortunes for birds of prey in the National Park

    Peak District National Park

    Breeding success for several species of birds of prey, with reported incidents concerning a number of other raptor species within the National Park.

    Posted: 18 December 2018.